Not currently on display at the V&A

Button Blank

ca. 1860 (made)

Shell button, Manila, c.1860

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
The mother-of-pearl is probably Pinctada sp.
Brief description
Shell button, Manila, c.1860
  • Diameter: 310mm
  • Height: 30mm
Object history
RF number is 2000/929.
Accession number

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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